Commonwealth Court Awards Workers Compensation to Robbery Victim

A former state liquor store manager who has asked for workers compensation for psychological trauma suffered after an armed robbery at the store has been awarded compensation by the Commonwealth Court. When delivering the verdict, the court…

Construction Firm Cited for Safety Violations in WA

Kiewit General Joint venture has been cited by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries for safety violations at the pontoon bridge it is constructing. The citations deal with violations in safety norms used on the tower crane…

Missouri Construction Company Cited for OSHA Violations in Relation to Death of 16-Year-Old

The OSHA has investigated the death of a 16-year-old laborer at a construction site run by Robertson Incorporated Bridge and Grading Division in Delta, Missouri, and cited the company for multiple violations. Roberson Incorporated Bridge has…

Home Depot need not Pay Workers Compensation to Missing Woman Dictated by a Maine Court

A Maine Court has decided that Home Depot need not pay workers compensation to the daughter of an injured employee who is missing. Fay Johnson has been missing since 2012 and in October of that year the workers’ compensation board permitted…

Town, Police Officer Reach Deal on Workers Compensation

The Town of Palm Beach and police officer Samuel Riley have reached a settlement on a workers compensation case that is described as a global settlement deal that will ensure that Riley receives $25,000 in compensation for all of his claims…

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates in Missouri to Drop in 2015

According to a Missouri Chamber of Commerce news release, when the workers’ compensation scenario in Missouri was analyzed by a team of experts, they unanimously came back with the same deduction – that employers should expect a drop of…

California Man Found to be Collecting Workers’ Comp Benefits While Working at Two Restaurants

A kitchen worker from Los Angeles was allegedly found to have been working other jobs while in the process of collecting workers’ compensation benefits for a previous one, subsequently leading to his arrest. If found guilty, 43-year old Fernando…

A $25K Restitution Charge Levied on Ohio Day Care Owner

A woman from North Olmsted in Cuyahoga County pleaded guilty to attempted theft and workers’ compensation fraud in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and was ordered to pay over $25K in restitution charges. Rose Marinescu was sentenced…

Man Ordered to Repay $71K in Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Ohio

An Ohio man, Leslie Hammond was ordered to repay $71K in workers’ compensation benefits. The man from Newark in Licking County, was sentenced in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas on November 21st, for working while he was receiving disability…

San Bernardino Construction Foreman Arraigned On Allegations of Fraud

A construction foreman, Osbaldo Serna, 34, of La Habra, was recently arraigned on allegations of fraud that he and the owners of a non-operational construction company Ontario stole over $160,000 in prevailing wages from their workers, and defrauded…